Challenges for the Inclusion of Indigenous Communities in Transitional Justice: Synthesis Report on Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America

Transitional justice mechanisms, due to their historical contexts and doctrinal roots, have not properly recorded the experiences considered relevant by Indigenous peoples. Because they have failed to incorporate the range of Indigenous encounters with violence ...

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Africa Legal Aid (AFLA) and the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) are proud to announce their collaboration in hosting an insightful and critical symposium focused on Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Southern ...

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Young, Female and African… and Precarious – Why the workplace needs to protect young women from all forms of gender-based violence

The phrase “sleeping one’s way to the top” is often used to explain how some women gain to access to or upward mobility in employment opportunities. While this phrase has been popularised globally and is ...

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Lived realities: Empowerment gaps and opportunities for women living in rural communities in South Africa

The research sought to explore the challenges and empowerment gaps women face in rural communities in South Africa and to make recommendations for improving their quality of life. Specifically, the study had the following objectives: • ...

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The Youth Month: Reflections on How Far We Have Come in Transforming Access to Higher Education in South Africa

The month of June is dubbed the youth month as we commemorate Youth Day on June 16.  This commemoration is an opportunity to reflect on the historical significance of the occasion, the contribution of youth ...

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